Can I set up my childs school e-mail account on their mobile device?
Yes you can, but please follow the information below before attempting to set your child’s school e-mail account up on a tablet or smartphone.
There are several benefits to having your e-mail on your smartphone or tablet. These include:
- Being able to get in contact with your Teachers.
- Getting reminders on your device pop up before a lesson is due to take place on Microsoft Teams.
There are however a few steps (three in total) that you will have to do to get your child’s school e-mail on a mobile device working.
Set up a pin code, lock screen patter or password on the mobile device.
Before you can configure mail on your device using the Microsoft Outlook App you will need to set up a personal pin code / lock screen pattern or password on your mobile device. If you have already done this please move to step two, otherwise please consult the following reference material:
For Android devices
For iOS (iPhone and iPad)
If you do not wish to have a pin code / lock screen pattern or password on your mobile device you will be unable to proceed with the configuration of school e-mail on your personal device. Please click here to access your e-mail via a web browser.
Download and install the Microsoft Outlook App for free for your mobile device (Smartphone or Tablet) by visiting the following:
Once you have completed the steps mentioned above you can configure the Microsoft Outlook App on your mobile device to work with your school e-mail account.
Please consult the following quick start guides below:
- How to set up your child’s school e-mail account on a Android device
- How to set up your child’s school e-mail account on a iOS device
The quick start guides above are provided in PDF format and will open on most computers, tablets and smartphones without the need for additional software, but if you need to download a reader follow this link (computers only) or on tablets and smartphones use the Apple iTunes or Google Play stores.